KARACHI: Seven people were killed and as many injured in firing incidents in the city on Sunday.
A man was killed and two others injured in a firing incident at a mosque in Pirabad area. Police said the deceased was identified as 50-year-old Ali Yar while the injured as eight-year-old Ishaq and 35-year-old Muhammad Shahid.
The body and injured were moved to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities. According to police, a suspect, Waheed, was arrested after the shootout. Further investigation was underway, police added.
A 50-year-old man, Ameer Khan, son of Hayat Khan, was found dead in Gulshan-e-Hadid. The body was sent to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for autopsy.
A man was killed due to firing by unidentified armed motorcyclists on Super Highway near New Vegetable Market. The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for autopsy. The identity of the accused could not be ascertained until the filing of this report.
A 28-year-old man, Naseer, was shot dead by unidentified armed men in Banaras. The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities.
In another incident, three men were killed and two others injured in firing in Jhatpat Market, Lyari. The bodies and injured were shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for autopsies. The identity of the dead could not be ascertained.
Another 35-year-old man, Nasir, was shot and injured by unidentified armed men on Jamshed Road. The injured was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi.
Shah Nawaz, a 40-year-old man, was injured due to firing by unidentified armed men in Nusrat Bhutto Colony. He was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.
Zia, a 36-year-old man, was injured due to firing by unidentified armed men in Baldia Town No 3. The injured was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi.
Separately, Rangers arrested 25 suspects during a targeted operation in different parts of the city and recovered 42 weapons.
The suspects were arrested from Bhittaiabad, Mehran Town, Bilal Colony, Gulzar Colony, Model Town, Baloch Goth, Mianwali Colony, Gulshan-e-Iqbal and Shah Faisal areas.
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